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CAU-307 Identifying Chemical Key Processes in Ecosystems

Period P3d - Christian-Albrechts Universit├Ąt zu Kiel, GermanyYear 2
CAU-307Identifying Chemical Key Processes in Ecosystems6 ECTSPeriod P3dCAU
Objectives:Analysis of spatial and temporal structures as well as boundary conditions of the ecosystem. Study of transfers and important paths of elements relevant for the ecosystem and environment. Examination of the chemical character of the atmosphere, the water systems and the oceans in the context of anthropogenic climate and other biospher changes. The compilation of data from environmental monitoring and models allow the study of the key processes relevant for environmental changes. critical value concepts in environmental protection, landscape management and critical load concepts in environmental politics.

Outcomes:Deeper understanding of interactions of processes, the ecosystem and biogeochemical cycles in view of application of sustainable land management and environmental political measures of special concern. Examination of human activities like agriculture, mining and urban industrial fields.
ElectiveTaught in ENMixed
EvaluationWorkload : 180 hours
Written Exam100%Lecture30
Oral ExamSeminar